Information Sessions Set for Engineering Technician Training Program at Hudson Valley Community College
CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, May 27, 2005
Three information sessions will take place in June for a new one-year
training program designed for those interested in finding careers as NICET
Level I highway inspectors.
Hudson Valley Community College's Workforce Development Institute will offer
the one-year Engineering Technician Training Program beginning August 1,
2005. The course is being offered in conjunction with the state Department
The one-hour information sessions for prospective students will take place:
- Thursday, June 2 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Schenectady County
Job Training (One-Stop), 433 State Street, Center City.
- Wednesday, June 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community
College, Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Room #1.
- Tuesday, June 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Albany Extension Center,
175 Central Avenue, 4th Floor.
The Engineering Technician Training Program will include basic skills
training as well as non-credit courses from the college specifically
designed to prepare students for the National Institute for Certification in
Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level I exam.
Financial aid may be available to qualified applicants. For more information
or to register for the information session, call Debra Kowalski at (518)
Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree
and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering
and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences;
and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One
of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has
an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in
distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more
than 60,000 alumni.